By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Two sheriff's deputies and a child abuse suspect were in intensive care units Wednesday, a day after all three were shot during a 15-minute gun battle in a rural community on the edge of San Diego.
Detective Ali Perez was listed in critical
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - For the past year, as the presidential election unfolded, President Barack Obama confronted a dizzying swell of economic news - hiring up, hiring down, a euro crisis abroad, seesawing gasoline prices at the pump, foreclosures dragging down home
By KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Trying to command attention and build his lead in the polls, President Barack Obama unveiled a new two-minute TV commercial Thursday calling for an "economic patriotism" he hopes will sweep him to a second term, urging voters to
By DEEPTI HAJELAAssociated Press
"The Casual Vacancy" (Little, Brown and Company), by J.K. Rowling.
So look, here's the thing: This. Is. Not. A. Children's. Book. If you're looking for what made Harry Potter magical - Wizards! Spells! Flying Broomsticks! - you're not going to
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - It still divides us, but most Americans think President Barack Obama's health care law is here to stay.
More than 7 in 10 say the law will fully go into effect with some changes, ranging from minor to major
By MARIA DANILOVAAssociated Press
UREKI, Georgia (AP) - Georgia's richest man, billionaire and philanthropist Bidzina Ivanishvili seems to have it all - a head-spinning fortune, the respect of his country and gleaming, art-filled palaces across the globe, including one where zebras and pink
By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Europe's fragile financial calm was shattered Wednesday as investors worried that violent anti-austerity protests in Greece and Spain's debt troubles showed that the continent still cannot contain its financial crisis.
By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh police plan to train their officers to be fluent in social media, joining other departments nationwide, days after a man armed with a hammer and kitchen knife used a hostage's computer to post Facebook messages lamenting his
By BRIDGET MURPHYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - A chemist at the center of a drug lab testing scandal admitted she faked results for two to three years, forged signatures and skipped proper procedures, a police report shows.
Some of Annie Dookhan's colleagues also had concerns for years
NEW YORK (AP) - Former U.S. ambassador Swanee Hunt has announced a multimillion dollar pledge to support a landmark U.N. resolution calling for women to be included in decision-making positions at every level of peacemaking and peacebuilding.
Hunt, a lecturer at Harvard University's Kennedy